BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Fairchild, Apple, Norfolk Southern
(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stock futures were little changed on Wednesday as investors remained cautious after a shootout between French police and militants in Paris and a bomb scare at a German soccer match: Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.18 percent at 17,488, S&P 500 futures were up 0.17 percent at 2,052.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.23 percent at 4,580.
** FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR INTERNATIONAL INC, Tuesday close $17.88, +7.33 pct premarket
** ON SEMICONDUCTOR CORP Tuesday close $10.74
ON Semiconductor said it would buy the chipmaker in a $2.4 billion deal, the latest in a rapidly consolidating semiconductor industry.
** APPLE INC, Tuesday close $113.69, +1.59 pct premarket
Goldman Sachs added Apple to its list of top picks in the Americas, saying that the iPhone maker's shares have the potential to rise as much as 43 pct from current levels.